Jul 242010
 

Y is my battery dying even when my car is turned off . i have replaced the battery and the car just drained that one to … when i hooked the new battery up it was sending large sparks and everything in the car was turned off ….. i can jump the car and it will start and i can drive but the minute i take my foot off the gas it just dies…..

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  1. This is a classic example of an amperage draw. Something is either on or shorted. ( make sure your glove box is completely shut(little light in there can drain a battery)

    You will need to trace your wiring to locate any possible short. If you have added any after market electronic device(ex. Stereo, Alarm, remote Start) Start there first.

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